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Today at 12:23AM
The Insiders: The best defense is a self defense tonight at No Monkey Business Dog Training

You never know where danger lurks. Most of the time it does lurk, though, so if you avoid places where frequent lurking is allowed, you'll probably live a long and safe life. Thus ends the Insider safety…

Today at 12:13AM
My Turn: Atlantic City offers a skewed view of casinos

The debate about casino gambling has hit the silly point when this newspaper suggests following the lead of none other than Donald Trump (Monitor Opinion, July 20). As a matter of fact, it is way beyond…

Today at 12:09AM
My Turn: Democrats clinging to Hobby Lobby myth

Democrats are facing stiff head winds as they head into this fall's elections. They can't win on the issues, so they're trying to scare and confuse voters. We're seeing that strategy play out right now…

Today at 12:09AM
Editorial: State needs to keep an eye on its children

New Hampshire is slipping, and its most vulnerable residents are the ones at risk. No, we're not talking about the mentally ill, or the homeless, or populations that the state has sometimes disregarded…

Today at 12:07AM
History Buff 101: A syllabus for igniting your biographical fervor

It all started with Richard Nixon. Maybe it's because I was born in 1972, right when things started to go south for our 37th president, or maybe it's because I'm a journalist and few have done more for…

Today at 12:07AM
My Turn: Atlantic City offers a skewed view of casinos

The debate about casino gambling has hit the silly point when this newspaper suggests following the lead of none other than Donald Trump (Monitor Opinion, July 20). As a matter of fact, it is way beyond…

Today at 12:06AM
Ardinger, Feltes collect endorsements from female supporters in District 15 state Senate race

The two Democrats running for the District 15 state Senate seat lined up endorsements from female supporters yesterday. EMILY's List, a national group that raises money for pro-choice Democratic women,…

Today at 12:05AM
Shaheen, Brown fundraising reports detail donors, spending

The number of people and political action committees who gave to U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen from April to July vastly outnumbered those that gave to her top Republican opponent, Scott Brown, recently released…

Today at 12:03AM
Farmers markets, local stores benefit from Market Basket shortages

Whether motivated by zeal for Arthur T. Demoulas or just plain desperation, Market Basket shoppers are increasingly turning to farmers markets, independent stores and competing chains as the prolonged…

Today at 12:03AM
Pope meets Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for her faith

Pope Francis met privately yesterday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks…

Jul 24
Bizarre Clippers court case nears close

LOS ANGELES - The bizarre battle over the fate of the Los Angeles Clippers goes to a judge Monday and he may not have the final word on the dispute. The story has taken one strange turn after another…

Jul 24
Investigators release sketch in missing teen case

The New Hampshire teenager who returned home this week nine months after vanishing on her way home from school has provided investigators with a description of the man she said drove her away that day.…

Jul 24
In eyes of the NFL, marijuana use worse than assault

Talk about a distraction. As flippant and meaningless as that word has become in the context of sports and locker rooms, it seems a fitting characterization of Ray Rice's situation on the Baltimore Ravens…

Jul 24
The un-Armstrong? Tour 'boss' Nibali wins Stage 18

ARGELES-GAZOST, France - As his team hoped, Vincenzo Nibali demonstrated he's the "boss" of the Tour de France. Just don't compare him to the last rider to regularly bear that sobriquet at cycling's greatest…

Jul 24
Fisher Cats win opener of series in Harrisburg

Daniel Norris pitched five scoreless innings and the New Hampshire Fisher Cats used two home runs to drop the Harrisburg Senators, 5-3, in the opener of a four-game series last night. Andy Burns hit his…

Jul 24
Lynch expected to hold out from Seahawks camp

RENTON, Wash. - Marshawn Lynch is not expected to be present for the first day of the Seattle Seahawks' training camp, according to close friend and former teammate Michael Robinson. Appearing on NFL…

Jul 24
Active Outdoors: Three short summer outings

It was a beautiful summer Saturday morning, with sunny blue skies, low humidity, temperatures in the 50s and headed for the high 70s. If July were always this nice, I'd be a big fan. Over breakfast, my…

Jul 24
Concord Post 21 drops first game in Legion tourney

The Concord Post 21 baseball team fell in its American Legion senior state tournament opener to Dover, 7-2, at Holman Stadium in Nashua yesterday. Connor Ferns drove in Chapin Bassi with a single in the…

Jul 24
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals baseball team defeated AB Athletics of Nashua, 5-3, in the first of the New England Independent Baseball League playoffs. Andrew Clay got the win on the mound, going five…

Jul 24
Judge delays abortion clinic buffer zone argument

A federal judge has put off arguments on the constitutionality of New Hampshire's law creating buffer zones of up to 25 feet around abortion clinics after the attorney general agreed not to enforce it.…

Jul 24
Work continues on insurance network rules

The New Hampshire Insurance Department said network adequacy requirements for health plans should focus more on making sure consumers have adequate access to different types of services rather than providers.…

Jul 24
Fans start lining up as Comic-Con floor opens

Comic-Con is all about bringing fans close to the artists and properties they love - after navigating crowds and waiting in line. The lineups began as soon as the San Diego Convention Center opened its…

Jul 24
Jet with 116 aboard 'probably crashed' in Mali

An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people vanished yesterday in a rainstorm over restive northern Mali, and French officials said it has probably crashed - the third major international aviation disaster…

Jul 24
15 killed in crossfire at U.N. school

A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire yesterday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows,…

Jul 24
Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. An airliner crashes during a storm, and yet another disappears.…